If the internet existed during past historical events which ones would you like to have seen?

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So Covid-19 on social media had me thinking, from now on whenever something historic happens we are going to see this weird new perspective of every bodies hot takes and crazy opinions thanks to social media. So what if you could go back and see say what people on facebook would be saying during WW2, or about those damn heathen vikings attacking christian monasteries in England?

So if everybody nonsensically had the internet so you could see their opinions somehow despite it being historical, what part of history would you like to see like that?
 
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Assuming it has any basis in reality, the "Battle" of Xicheng as depicted in Romance of the Three Kingdoms, because...well, let me just explain it. As the story goes, the Shu's military campaign ended up opening the city of Xicheng to attack by the Wei armies. And considering that that's where their genius strategist Zhuge Liang was at the time, that's a big oopsie and the Wei were very happy to pounce on that opportunity. With the Wei army at the gates and the bulk of the Shu army too far away to help, and having being outnumbered 60 to 1 (150,000 vs 2,500), the situation was pretty hopeless. So what do they do? Well, according to the story, the gates were opened and Zhuge Liang sat up on the wall above the gate and calmly started playing his guqin. And as the story tells it, the Wei army was convinced that Zhuge Liang - a tactician known both for his brilliant strategy and never taking risks - would not be doing something that crazy unless he was trying to trick them into an ambush, so instead of sacking the undefended fort, they turned tail and fled!

If anything like that actually happened, I'd absolutely want to see it, because that's got to be in the running for best bluffs in history.
 

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If Jesus had had a twitter account, that would've cleared up a lot of things.
 

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I'd use it to see if jesus really was the mosiah or just some dude smoking weed and making shit up

#agnostic
 

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The first royal visit to Australia.

Was quite a debacle, there were fires, hunting accidents, and Prince Alfred was shot during an attempted assassination half-way through.